Dr Alysha Elliott

Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
+61 7 334 62745



  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), The University of Queensland


  • Scott, Fraser J., Nichol, Ryan J. O., Khalaf, Abedawn I., Giordani, Federica, Gillingwater, Kirsten, Ramu, Soumya, Elliott, Alysha, Zuegg, Johannes, Duffy, Paula, Rosslee, Michael-Jon, Hlaka, Lerato, Kumar, Santosh, Ozturk, Mumin, Brombacher, Frank, Barrett, Michael, Guler, Reto and Suckling, Colin J. (2017) An evaluation of Minor Groove Binders as anti-fungal and anti-mycobacterial therapeutics. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 136 561-572. doi:10.1016/j.ejmech.2017.05.039

  • Henriques, Sónia Troeira, Lawrence, Nicole, Chaousis, Stephanie, Ravipati, Anjaneya S., Cheneval, Olivier, Benfield, Aurélie H., Elliott, Alysha G., Kavanagh, Angela Maria, Cooper, Matthew A., Chan, Lai Yue, Huang, Yen-Hua and Craik, David J. (2017) Redesigned spider peptide with improved antimicrobial and anticancer properties. ACS Chemical Biology, 12 9: 2324-2334. doi:10.1021/acschembio.7b00459

  • Hussein, Maytham H., Schneider, Elena K., Elliott, Alysha G., Han, Meiling, Reyes-Ortega, Felisa, Morris, Faye, Blaskovich, Mark A. T., Jasim, Raad, Currie, Bart, Mayo, Mark, Baker, Mark, Cooper, Matthew A., Li, Jian and Velkov, Tony (2017) From Breast Cancer to Antimicrobial: Combating Extremely Resistant Gram-Negative "superbugs" Using Novel Combinations of Polymyxin B with Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators. Microbial Drug Resistance, 23 5: 640-650. doi:10.1089/mdr.2016.0196

View all Publications


  • Doctor Philosophy

View all Supervision


Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Elliott, Alysha G., Craik, David J. and Mylne, Joshua S. (2011). Sunflower trypsin inhibitor-1: chemical v. biological synthesis. In: Michal Lebl, Peptides: Building Bridges: Proceedings of the Twenty-Second American Peptide Symposium. 22nd American Peptide Symposium, San Diego, United States, (86-87). 25-30 June 2011.

Other Outputs

  • Elliott, Alysha Gai (2013). A new class of daisy seed peptides PhD Thesis, The Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision